There's been some bits of "people don't trust the mainstream news" going by, and well, of course not.
There's a lot to say about structural problems, the "it's not justice if it's not general" issues and the "this is the wrong status quo and has been since the 1970s but the money will not acknowledge that" issues, but those are fundamentally secondary.
News is, by the philosophical necessities, about facts. The current system gets all its feedback from feelings, so it presents feelings, and frequently prescriptive feelings. It can't be news, and people do notice.
In plague times, the four significant numbers:
- global case count
- zero for thirty continuous months = party!
- not zero? no party
- keep this less than 0.5 (= disease dying out quickly)
- at 0.8, get emphatic (= diseases in reach of winning)
- at 1.0, it's domain-of-necessity time (= disease is winning)
- it's dropping
- it's plausibly dropping much more than one year per year
- it's not being reported by most Core nations
- how we know the outcomes of policy generally
- with causes, we know specifically where the system is failing
- also not being reported by most Core nations nor political subdivisions thereof.